Encyclopedia of firearms and ammunition of the XX and XXI centuries

Bullpup history, part 1

Bullpup history, part 1

By Maxim Popenker Traditionally, bullpup configuration of the weapon means that its trigger and grip for a firing hand are located in front of the breech ...

LWRCI SMG-45

LWRCI SMG-45

The LWRCI SMG-45 submachine gun is produced in USA by LWRC International. It is available in select-fire “military / law enforcement only” version, as well ...

Kalashnikov TR3 / Saiga AK-12

Kalashnikov TR3 / Saiga AK-12

Kalashnikov TR3 semi-automatic carbine, which was originally known as “Saiga AK-12”, is the latest semi-automatic rifle from Kalashnikov group, intended ...

LWRC Six8-UCIW

LWRC Six8-UCIW

The LWRC Six8-UCIW assault rifle was developed by American small arms manufacturer LWRC International. Based on their own M6 family of rifles, which in ...

Bushmaster Arm Pistol

Bushmaster Arm Pistol

The Bushmaster Arm pistol (also sometimes spelled as Bushmaster Armpistol) is an interesting weapon that appeared circa 1972. It was based on the IMP-221 ...

PPT-27

PPT-27

The Tokarev model 1927 submachine gun, or PPT-27 in short, was the first Soviet submachine gun ever produced in any numbers. Designed around 1927 to early ...

FEG KGP-9

FEG KGP-9

The FEG KGP-9 (Kis GepPisztoly 9mm – “9mm compact machine pistol”) submachine gun has been designed by Hungarian state owned arms factory FEG. It was ...

Zastava M83

Zastava M83

Zastava M83 revolver was originally produced by Yugoslavian state arms factory Crvena Zastava for export. In late 1980s several thousands of these ...

NORINCO NSG-85

NORINCO NSG-85

NSG-85 / CS/LR19 Sniper Rifle is manufactured in China and is offered internationally through the state-owned NORINCO corporation. This rifle, which is ...

TuF

TuF

The TuF (Tank-und-Flieger) heavy machine gun was designed in Germany toward the end of the First World war. As its name implied, it was intended to be used ...

EMTAN MZ-9

EMTAN MZ-9

The MZ-9 submachine gun is produced in Israel by EMTAN Karmiel Ltd. This weapon is offered in several configurations that vary by barrel length (5 or 7 ...

FK Brno Field, PSD

FK Brno Field, PSD

FK Brno Field pistol was first announced at the IWA 2015 exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany. Touted as a long range, high power pistol for hunting, ...